Katina's Food Blog

Akropolis Meat Market - Astoria, Queens, New York - NY Times

Kathy Skinos-Smith

Tags Astoria, Butcher, Culinary, Delicious, Entertaining, Food, Greek, Lamb, Meat, New York

The Leg of Lamb Is Popular. So Is the Conversation. Neighborhood Joint By SHIVANI VORA APRIL 26, 2017 Akropolis Meat Market opened in Astoria, Queens, in 1975. CreditJackie Molloy for The New York Times Four hanging loins of lamb, beautifully marbled and weighing 10 pounds each, filled the windows of Akropolis Meat Market in Astoria, Queens, on a recent Saturday afternoon. Inside the long shop, more than 30 kinds of steak, chicken, pork and lamb were on offer behind a glass case, and multiple conversations in a mix of Greek and English made for a lively atmosphere. About a half-dozen...


Upscale restaurants in Athens

Kathy Skinos-Smith

Tags Athens, Culinary, Dining, Entertaining, Food, Gourmet, Greek, Restaurant

The stunning view from Orizontes' terrace overlooking the Acropolis and out to the Port of Piraeus. Photograph: courtesy of Orizontes Restaurant Upscale restaurants in Athens Our pick of where to eat for top-notch Modern Greek food BY ANASTASIA MANGAFAS If you want to turn up the ante on your food experience, here’s our pick of eight of the best upscale restaurants in Athens. Athenian chefs seem to be less obsessed with creating international cuisine and becoming much more in tune with their culinary roots. The shift could very well be inspired by the high quality local produce available. The restaurants...


John and Georgia Skinos

Kathy Skinos-Smith

Tags Food, Greek, Restaurant

John and Georgia Skinos at Georgia's Greek Cuisine in Kansas City circa 1980's. Even though it's been over 25 years since they sold the restaurant, we still have people who love to tell us of their fond memories our parents and how much they miss their wonderful food!


Our Traditional Spanakopita Appetizer!

Our traditional Greek Spanakopita.....a savory phyllo dough triangle filled with spinach and a delicious mix of three cheeses.....feta, cream and cottage cheese.....baked to a golden brown!


Sun Dried Tomato & Roasted Garlic Tiropita

Our traditional Greek Tiropita filled with Feta Cheese, Roasted Garlic and Sun Dried Tomato........delicious!!